This book is a guide for parents and teachers to learn efficient and effective ways to heal special needs children now. One in six children has a developmental disability and one in five is neurologically impaired, there is no time to wait forMoreThis book is a guide for parents and teachers to learn efficient and effective ways to heal special needs children now. One in six children has a developmental disability and one in five is neurologically impaired, there is no time to wait for so-called experts to eventually figure out what to do.
Time is of the essense and you can use this book to heal these chronically ill children now. This book has specific information to help children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other special needs, covering what to do about vision issues. allergy issues, learning issues, pain issues, behavior issues, and academics.
The book also covers information on how to navigate the educational system from pre-school school through college, vacationing with special needs children, and career ideas for for beyond the school years. A must read for parents and teachers and therapists willing to do the work to do early intervention so that the children will be able to become happy, healthy, independent and self reliant. Faced with skyrocketing rates of children with ADHD, dyslexia, allergies, and autism spectrum disorders, there is a growing need for a common sense guide to caring for special needs individuals.
Childrens health advocate, Shelley Tzorfas, understands the need to tailor solutions to each childs unique challenges and offers practical, down-to-earth advice regarding the day-to-day realities faced by parents caring for children living with these conditions. A broad range of topics are covered including the pluses and minuses of diagnostic pigeonholing, some of the causes of these illnesses, how to understand the unusual behaviors of special needs children, the dangers of overmedicating, and the need for early intervention.
Tzorfas offers many practical tips and do-it-yourself strategies for handling the mental, emotional, and medical needs of these children. The book contains important sections on medical therapies that may be beneficial to your child, navigating the educational system to ensure that your child receives the services he or she needs, higher education and career opportunities available to these children, and even a section with tips on how to vacation with your special needs child.
Recovering Autism is an excellent resource for educators, healthcare professionals, and all parents of children with special needs. - DR. LARRY MALERBA, DO, DHt, author of Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care